6-455

RIC VI, NICOMEDIA 71c, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA Δ

  

OBVERSE

IMPCFLVALCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP C FL VAL CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; head r., laur.

REVERSE

GENIOA-VGVSTI [GENIO AVGVSTI]; Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, r. holding patera (from which liquor flows), l. cornucopiae; to l. altar. Δ in right field. SMN in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED OFFICINA - Δ. RIC lists for this type officinae Α, Β and Γ (p. 566). General note about this issue from p. 551: "All three colleagues share all three types-Genio Augusti in two varieties [...] Date, c. 312 (earlier)".

See also:
NICOMEDIA 71c, CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED OFFICINA Є

NOTES

Weight 5.27 g; diameter 22 mm. Coin sold on CNG site in March 2009 for $295.

Other specimens:

- from the Zenon M. Collection; weight 4.53 g; diameter 20.5-21 mm [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski